CBS's THE LATE SHOW Wins Labor Day Week in Viewers
THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT won Labor Day week in viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Sept. 8, which excluded all Monday late night rebroadcasts. THE LATE SHOW averaged 2.89m viewers, up +46% from the same week last year (1.98m). THE LATE SHOW beat "The Tonight Show" in viewers by +9% (2.89m vs. 2.64m).Stephen Colbert brings his signature satire and comedy to THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT where he talks with an eclectic mix of guests about what is new and relevant in the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, music, technology and more. Featuring bandleader Jon Batiste with his band Stay Human, the show is broadcast from the historic and newly renovated Ed Sullivan Theater. Stephen Colbert took over as host, executive producer and writer of THE LATE SHOW on Sept. 8, 2015.